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Descent of Eleven-Headed Kannon (Avalokiteshvara)

Period: Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Date: 14th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Ink, color, gold, and cut gold on silk
Dimensions: Image: 33 15/16 x 15 1/4 in. (86.2 x 38.7 cm) Overall with mounting: 64 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (163.2 x 49.5 cm) Overall with knobs: 65 1/2 x 22 in. (166.4 x 55.9 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Purchase, Charles Wrightsman Gift, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, Dodge, Pfeiffer and Rogers Funds, and funds from various donors, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.181

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